ProTravel Taps Becky Powell as COO

by Richard D'Ambrosio

Protravel International appointed Becky Powell general manager and chief operating officer. The industry veteran most recently was senior vice president at Andrew Harper Travel.

With more than 30 years in various travel operations and sales roles, Powell has spent much of her career focused on luxury travel, with more than nine years at Virtuoso in executive positions including senior vice president, global member partnership; vice president member sales and service; and managing director, national accounts.

While at Virtuoso she opened Virtuoso Europe for agency membership and launched a certification program for Virtuoso travel advisors. Powell will oversee daily operations at Protravel and report to Gail Grimmett, president of Travel Leaders Luxury Brands, which also owns and manages Andrew Harper Travel.

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